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Caitlin Wright
Caitlin Wright
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.-2L
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Sabino
Position: Swimming
Events: Freestyle, Butterfly

Academic Notes: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics…Three-time WAC All-Academic selection...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

Career Notes: Fourth fastest time in program history in 500 Freestyle (4:50.84)...Fifth fastest time in program history in 1650 Freestyle (16:41.68)...Part of school records in 400 Freestyle Relay (3:23.85) and 800 Freestyle Relay (7:17.93).

2013-14 (Junior): Earned one All-WAC first team honor and two second team honors at WAC Championships...Swam in 100, 200, 500 and 1650 freestyle and 400 and 800 freestyle relays at the WAC Championships...Finished third in the 1650 Free with a season-best time of 16:42.87...Finished seventh in the 500 Free with a time of 4:58.54...Swam the third leg of the 800 Freestyle Relay team that finished third with a time of 7:24.66...Won the B final and placed ninth overall in 200 Free with a season-best time of 1:51.67 after 11th best time in prelims...Recorded season-best time of 53.23 in 100 Free...Placed fourth in 1650 Free and recorded season-best time of 4:55.08 in 500 Free at UNLV Invitational...Also swam the third leg of 400 Freestyle Relay teams...Totaled 19 top-three finishes with two individual titles and two relay titles...Won 500 Free versus Northern Colorado and 1000 Free versus New Mexico State and was part of 400 Free Relay winning teams against New Mexico State and Grand Canyon during the season...Also swam in 400 Free, 100 and 200 Fly, 200 Free Relay and 400 Medley Relay during the season.  

2012-13 (Sophomore): Earned one All-WAC first team honor and three second team honors at WAC Championships...Swam in 100, 200, 500 and 1650 freestyle and 400 and 800 freestyle relays at the WAC Championships...Swam the fourth leg of the 800 Free Relay team that finished second with a school record time of 7:17.93...Swam the third leg of the 400 Free Relay team that finished third with a school record time of 3:23.85...Finished third in 1650 Free with career-best time of 16:41.68...Finished fourth in 500 Free with career-best time of 4:50.84...Finished seventh in 200 Free with a time of 1:51.40 after eighth best prelim time...Recorded career-best time of 52.05 in 100 Free...Totaled 13 top-three finishes with four individual titles...Won 200 and 400 Free against Northern Colorado, 400 Free against New Mexico State and 500 Free against Idaho...Also swam in 200 Free Relay and 400 Medley Relay during the season. 

2011-12 (Freshman): Named NAU Female Newcomer of the Year...Earned two All-WAC first team honors at WAC Championship...Finished third in the 1650 Free in 16:44.01, the fourth fastest time in program history...Finished fourth in the 500 Free in 4:54.45, the fourth fastest time in program history...Won the B final and placed ninth overall in the 200 Butterfly after a prelim time of 2:05.23...Also swam a time trial in the 200 Free in 1:50.95, the second fastest time on the team for the season...Won the 400 Free vs Idaho State and the 200 Free Relay at Northern Colorado...Also had five second-place finishes and three third-place finishes during the regular season.

High School: Four year letterwinner, one year team captain in swimming at Sabino HS for head coach Lora Wright, her mother…Named team co-most valuable swimmer as a senior…All-American with state and team record in 200 medley relay and team record in 400 free relay …State finalist in 200 free and 100 fly…Competed at state meet in all-four seasons.

Personal: Caitlin Nicole Wright was born Feb. 12, 1993 in Fontana, Calif….Daughter of Bob and Lora Wright…Both parents swam at UC Irvine…Mother, Lora, is an elementary school teacher in addition to serving as the Sabino HS head swimming coach…One younger brother, Garrett, and one older sister, Courtney…Hobbies include photography and watching movies.